The Edge - THE EDGEThe Edge Punk London

 

Formed: London, England, UK

Rough-edged aggressive new wave lodged somewhere between The Stranglers and London. Pretty good band. They also operated as the backing group for Jane Aire And The Belvederes. Lu Edmonds (guitars, vocals) was ex-The Damned, and later a member of The Spizzles, Public Image Ltd, Mekons, Shriekback and Billy Bragg & The Blokes. Glyn Havard (bass, vocals) was later in Jade Warrior, while Gavin Povey (keyboards, vocals) was ex-Lew Lewis Reformer. Their most famous member was drummer Jon Moss (who had also played in The Damned, briefly, as well as London, The Clash and Culture Club).

The Edge Band

ABOVE: Dutch 7"

Lineup:

Lu Edmonds - guitars, vocals
Glyn Havard - bass, vocals (pre-Yachts)
Jon Moss - drums, vocals
Gavin Povey - keyboards, vocals

DISCOGRAPHY

Singles / Albums

The Edge - Macho Man The Edge - Downhill The Edge - Watching You The Edge - Square 1  
Macho Man
(7", 1978)
Downhill
(7", 1979)
Watching You
(7", 1980)
Square 1
(LP, 1980)
 

Extraneous Releases

The Edge - Edge Theme The Edge - Jon Moss, Lu Edmonds, Glyn Havard & Gavin Povey      
Edge Theme
(7", flexi, 1979)
Jon Moss, Lu Edmonds, Glyn Havard & Gavin Povey
(LP, 1987)
     

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